If you’re still searching for what to do with your Galentines this year, throw it back to the days of your youth with conversation hearts. No, we’re not suggesting only eating them; we think you’ll have a blast sipping mimosas and crafting a few candy-inspired message of love. Here are 17 conversation heart DIYs you and your #squad can definitely get behind.

DIY Conversation Heart Leggings

1. DIY Conversation Heart Leggings: Looking for the perfect V-Day outfit? These iron-on transfers make for a festive ensemble. (via Studio DIY)

Conversation Heart Pillow DIY

2. Conversation Heart Pillow DIY: Spend February cozying up to these awesome throw pillows with a serious message. (via Brit + Co)

DIY Conversation Heart Piñatas

3. DIY Conversation Heart Piñatas: Use these as a backdrop for your photo booth, or fill them with candy for a fun thing to whack at your Valentine’s gathering. (via Studio DIY)

DIY Conversation Heart Baby Costume

4. DIY Conversation Heart Baby Costume: Is your little bundle of joy the absolute sweetest? Then deck him or her out with their very own conversation heart. Fair warning: It might be hard to choose just one phrase! (via Rosyscription)

DIY Conversation Heart Rings

5. DIY Conversation Heart Rings: These incredibly fun, giant rings make it easy to accessorize, especially if you make more than one. (via Studio DIY)

Conversation Heart Dress DIY

6. Conversation Heart Dress DIY: This iron-on craft couldn’t be easier, and you can use any dress to make it happen. The free printables included in this DIY have cheeky phrases, which brings a modern twist to the look. (via Brit + Co)

DIY Conversation Heart Chocolate Boxes

7. DIY Conversation Heart Chocolate Boxes: Dress up a box of chocolates in minutes by turning it into a cute conversation heart. Fill it with BAE’s fave candy and you’ll be good to go. (via Revamperate)

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8. DIY Conversation Heart Bag: What better way to store all those Valentines than with a chic crossbody? (via Damask Love)

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9. Conversation Heart Banner DIY: These free printables are a no-brainer for decorating your Valentine’s or Galentine’s Day gathering. Hang them up on your walls or a table with desserts to instantly kick off a ’90s theme. (via Hello Little Home)

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10. Printable Conversation Heart Planner Stickers: Add a pop of color to your agenda and make organizing even more fun. (via Make and Tell)

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11. Framed Conversation Heart DIY: A super quick and easy craft, this piece will look great on your BFF’s gallery wall. It’s especially convenient if you have a spare frame, a little paint and lots of extra conversation candies lying around. (via Vicky Barone)

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12. DIY Sweethearts Sugar Scrub: Add crushed conversation hearts to your homemade sugar scrub for a very sweet (and delicious-smelling) gift. (via Happy Go Lucky)

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13. DIY Conversation Heart Tote Bags: Give a modern touch to the classic heart by DIYing this gift for your favorite gal pals. Fill them with their fave treats for an extra sweet thought. (via Bespoke Bride)

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14. DIY Conversation Heart Balloons: Vary the colors and the phrases, and then use them as a backdrop for your Galentine photo booth. (via Studio DIY)

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15. DIY Conversation Pencils: No hearts required for this one! Make a bunch with various colors for a full set and gift them to your coworkers! (via Damask Love)

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16. Conversation Heart Box DIY: Fill these custom heart boxes with a small gift or even just a handful of candy. You can even go a little meta and fill them with actual conversation hearts. (via Damask Love)

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17. Conversation Heart Wrapping Paper: Once you’ve got your gift squared away, make sure the gift wrap is as much of a conversation starter as the gift inside. (via Vicky B.TV)

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BONUS! Conversation Heart Cake: Make this four-layer stunner on Valentine’s Day to really get the party started. If you have time to make a few, vary the frosting colors to play up the theme even further. (via Brit + Co)

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